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story. the recently released details about the suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. more on his criminal past. why police think he is connected.and. new at 8. about how police are handling the case. i'm pam moore. >> tonight at eight.more on our developing story. as a cold case heats up. san francisco police release new details and pictures of the prime suspect in the 19- 84 disappearance of 10-year- old kevin collins. investigators are making a plea to the public for information about dan therrien. the man kron 4 first identified as a suspect in the kidnapping. he's the man who at one time. lived in a house just a block away from where collins was last seen. and police are sharing some about his history. grant lodes begins our team coverage with what we've learned so far. grant? >> reporter: dan therrien - has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981, therrien was arrested in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he was bailed out, then did not show up for his court date. in 1982, he was arrested on that outstanding w
a person of interest and 10 -year-old kevin kevin collins remains frozen in time he disappeared while walking home from school in 1984. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the place of san francisco and the police revealed new details about wayne jackson described as a person of interest. last night ktvu was there as investigators left the home of kevin collins mother after showing her these photos. jackson died in 2008 and he fits the physical description of the man the kevin collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived far -- not far from where the abduction happened he yet a dog similar to the dogs of the suspects seem to have. >> eyewitnesses and research of this house in 1984 failed to conclusively tied to the case. investigators today said jackson had five different identities and the history of kidnapping, lewd acts and sexual assault against the boys in canada and one at f isherman's wharf in the years before kevin collins disappears . cold case investigators develop new leads property in search of jackson's old house last month. that's
a call. san francisco police are providing information about the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. investigators hope today about a person of interest. the man, who is deceased had many aliases and a criminal history. >> reporter: kevin kevin collins remains frozen in time. he disappeared after school in 1984. >> this case is a case as hard to the department. >> reporter: today police revealed details about the wind and jackson. described as a person of interest. he died in 2008. police say he fits the description of a man collins was seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect had. >> reporter: at the time, i witnesses failed to conclusively ties into the case. investigators that jackson had five different identities and a history of kidnapping and sexual assault against boys. cold case investigators said they did with the prompting a search of jackson's old house last month. that search turned up animal bones. police are turning to the public. >> we are looking for anyone who saw this guy, anyone w
of interest in kevin collin's disappearance. >> it's been dry for the entire month, but there are some showers on the way. a parole violator gave poli the slip tonight. get this: he was cuffed, but still mad to comandeer a police van a drive away. k-p-i-x 5's kiet do shows us how. k >>> a parole violator gave police the slip tonight of the he was handcuffed but still managed to comdeer a police van -- xhan deer a xhan deer a >> reporter: this is called double cuffing. ironically, the officers were trying to help this guy out when he took advantage of them. anthony sanchez is a husky guy. 5'8", 275 pounds. he had violated his parole on a drug violation. so police came to his resident to arrest him. they double-cuffed sanchez because he couldn't get his arms close enough together. they then put the 32 yield in the back of a mini-van and dropped some papers on the ground. >> it literally took a couple second, and the suspect clipped his cuffs, was able to slide into the driver's seat and flee the scene. >> reporter: a tenant had just left and the apartment gate stayed open just long enough. offic
, and says the investigation is very much alive. tonight the family of the mission child, kevin collins, is reacting to a major development in this highly publicized cold case. let's bring in nbc bay area's terry mcsweeney with the details. terry? >> reporter: a lot of people have been following the disappearance of kevin collins for many years. tonight i spoke with steven collins, kevin's brother. he said he has seen many breakthroughs over the years, but this one looks like the real thing. this is the person of interest in the disappearance of kevin collins. this is man san francisco police knew mostly as wayne jackson. he had at least four aliases, and that's what threw police off his trail. >> based on jackson's description, his residence on masonic avenue, his ownership of a large black dog, and his criminal history, we are investigating jackson as a person of interest in this case. >> reporter: jackson was 6 feet tall, blond, and had a black dog, just like the person last seen talking to collins in february of 1984 at masonic and oak streets in san francisco. jackson lived on maso
went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san francisco police say jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two juveniles in canada. he got out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was na
you then. police are revealing new evidence in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. it is a story you first heard about here on abc7 news last tuesday. police released these two photos of a man they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san franci
newsroom. san francisco police release new information on the suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. dan therrien. we'll tell you about the crimes he committed involving children. his other identities. why police are asking for the publics help. and much more on this developing story. all next developing right now -- a major break in the kidnapping of 10-year-old initially arrested and charged but then he fled to canada and it police say he was never caught because the use so many different names. >> reporter: the san francisco police chief judge said the case still haunts the san francisco police department. i was there last week when day the issued the search warrant on the side avenue where he used to live, and today we found out why they did that. this is just wrapping up moments ago but the investigator told us that dan sarah not only told us kevin collins was last seen with him but he lived where he disappeared. committed other crimes against children. they're just revealing now his charges in canada of policchildren violence. there ws no physical evidence linking h
of the most high profile missing child cases, the 1994 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. 1984, excuse me. today police release ed stunnin new details about a man that's dead they're calling a person of interest. nbc bay area's arturo santiago joins us with the new information on this cold case. arturo? >> reporter: raj, investigators do now have a new person of interest in the case of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984. the problem is this person of interest has been dead for more than five years. >> ai appreciate the fact we're still working on this. >> reporter: police are referring to this new person of interest as wayne jackson. although he's used a total of five different aliases and in 2008 he died of natural causes under the name of dan therrien. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire career of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: new members of the cold case unit had recently been reviewing the case and while reviewing notes on an old interview with jackso
evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday morning at the park. investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed. they will not say how. police are also not releasing any information of possible suspects or suspicious vehicles. a surveillance video
ever to closing the kevin collins case. tonight they have named a person of interest in the decades old disappearance of the 10-year-old boy. kpix 5 reporter phil matier tells us investigators suspected him from the start. >> reporter: but he proved to be a very elusive character even though his history would have put him in the spotlight from the beginning. >> reporter: at the time he was known as wayne jackson but the man in the spotlight now for the abduction of kevin collins 30 years ago went by many names before dying of natural causes in the sunset in san francisco in 2008. >> this case is a case that haunts the san rancisco police department and the city and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime by the cold case unit let to the searched of his old haight district home last week where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in 1984. jackson was a suspect in part bec
tonight about the cold case disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. for the first time, san francisco police are publicly acknowledging a suspect, or to use their term, a person of interest. the man, now deceased had many aliases and a criminal record. >> reporter: 10-year-old kevin collins remains frozen in time. he disappeared while waiting for a bus after school in san francisco's haight-ashbury neighborhood in 1984. >> this is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco. >> reporter: today police revealed new details about wayne jackson. police say he fits the physical description of the man collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: at the time, eyewitnesses and a consense search of jackson's house failed to conclusively tie him to the case. jackson had five different identities, and a history of kidnapping, lewd acts, and sexual assaults against boys in canada, and one at fisherman's wharf in the years before colli
in trying to connect a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared back in 1984 and investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man, wayne jackson, had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time collins disappeared and now he is under investigation again for the very same reasons. time, opportunity, location, prior to, who he was, what he had done in the past, same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent six months in jail and three months probation. they knew enough about this guy. >> jackson was known to have used at least five different names over the years. >>> a triple murder in western sonoma county on tuesday was apparently over marijuana. three men were shot to death in a cabin near forestville. investigators think the three were there to buy a large amount of pot. two of them had come from out of state to make that transaction. the third victim was from petaluma. police say they were sho
kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no alias, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete. >> police say they are still analyzing the
. >> the uncle of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 and he is talking about it this man who police identified after all of this this years as a suspect in the case. the suspect is a man with a uding kidnapping who lived in the neighborhood where kevin was last seen. many aliases. wayne jackson. kelly lee dawson and dan leonard ferrian. vic lee on how the different names played a big factor in the investigation. >> since february 8, 1984 there hasn't been a tip that came into the san francisco police department that we didn't act on. >> reporter: the chief said it was difficult investigating the person of interest in it case. a person with many aliases. >> on april 16 of 1981 jackson was arrested under the name wayne jackson in fisherman's wharf area of san francisco for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> i bailed out and never showed up for the court case. jackson was arrested a year later and spent six months in jail for that offense. he used another aliases when was arrested in canada nine years earlier. >> he was wanted in canada under the name raymond william stewart for a 1973 incid
10-year-old kevin collins disappeared after school. his case went cold. investigators now say they have new leads. he was a student at st. agnus in the haight-ashbury district of san francisco. at the time two witnesses reported seeing kevin on sonic avenue with a man sittings on a stoop with a large black dog. he was described as white, six feet tall with blond hair. investigators are focused on a man who died five years ago. he was wayne jackson. he had five different identities and a criminal record. he was convicted of child molestation in 1981. that is three years before kevin's disappearance. police recently discovered he was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys in canada. he lived across the street from the school and he owned a large black dog. at time of course, police searched jackson's home but they didn't find anything. but last week investigators earned to that home where jackson used to live. cadaver dog a reacted to an area of the garage. that area was he can can straighted and bones were found. medical examiner says a preliminary a
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